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PROTECT YOUR DATA
DELETE A SET OF BOOKS
  
TurboCASH allows you to Delete as Set of Books from your system. You must be absolutely sure if you delete a Set of Books, as the data will be permanently lost. Before you delete a Set of Books from your system, please make sure that all the necessary reports are printed and retained together with the necessary supporting documents, such as slips, cheques, invoices, etc. to substantiate your profit from the business, which you have submitted on your Tax returns.

You must remember, even if you are a small business, you need to keep the necessary records for 5 years commencing from the date of the date of receipt of the last applicable Tax return for audit and record purposes.

Once you are absolutely sure, you may delete a Set of Books.

 

To Delete a Set of Books:
Click on the File - Delete Set of Books menu option or press the and and keys on your keyboard.

The following screen reflecting the list of all Set of Books will be displayed:

Title bar. Close button - click to close or exit this screen. A list of the available Sets of Books to select from. An arrow pointer will indicate the Set of Books, which is highlighted. Scroll bar - scroll up or down to view more entries on the list. Click to delete the selected Set of Books. Click to close or exit this screen without deleting a Set of Books. The path, directory, folders and name of the selected Set of Books.
Select the Set of Books, and click on the button. The following Confirmation screen will be displayed:


If you are sure, click on the button. Another Confirmation screen will be displayed.


On this screen you have the option to cancel the deletion process. If you click on the button, the process will be terminated. If you click on the button, the Set of Books will be permanently deleted.
Wait for the deletion process to finish. The following Information screen will be displayed:


Click on the button.
Once the Set of Books is deleted, the contents of the folder with the name of the Set of Books will be emptied and the the files for the Set of Books will be transferred to the Recycle Bin of your Operating System. You may need to: -
  1. Locate the Folder with the name of the Set of Books in your Windows Explorer and delete it from the directory in which the deleted Set of Books was originally created. (If this action is not done, you will not be able to create or save a Set of Books with exactly the same name as the Set of Books which is deleted).

  2. Empty the Recycle Bin of your Operating System.

If the Set of Books you wish to delete were setup to use a password, TurboCASH will display the Password screen in which you need to enter a valid password and click on the button.



If you do not enter a valid password or press the button on your keyboard, the Set of Books will not be permanently deleted from the system. The following error message will be displayed:



Click on the button and start with step 1 again.

If the Set of Books is not too large for your Recycle Bin, all the files for the deleted Set of Books will be transferred to your recycle bin. You need to click on the icon on your desktop and empty the recycle bin to make some more space available.

Should you have a Set of Books open on the system, while deleting another or the open Set of Books, TurboCASH will automatically close any Set of Books on your system at this stage.